Africa

100 Days Until the UN Conference on Migratory Species Starts in India

Bonn, 8 November 2019 – In 100 days from today, approximately 1,500 delegates, including representatives of national governments, international organizations, scientist

08 November 2019

Critically endangered tortoise species found at conservancy

A preliminary assessment carried out at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy has discovered a small population of critically endangered pancake tortoises.

01 November 2019

Mindestens 55 Elefanten sterben wegen Dürre

Simbabwe plagt eine der schlimmsten Dürren seit Jahren. Neben den Menschen bedroht die Trockenheit auch die Tierwelt: Binnen eines Monats verendeten mehr als 50 Elefanten.

22 October 2019

At least 55 elephants die in Zimbabwe drought

At least 55 elephants have starved to death in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park over the past two months amid a severe drought.

21 October 2019

One in seven plants and animals in SA threatened with extinction, new report shows

Alien vegetation has a ‘severe impact’ on biodiversity, says the South African National Biodiversity Institute.

08 October 2019

Study tracks first incursion of poachers into ‘pristine’ African forest

Elephant poachers are using logging roads to infiltrate some of the last remaining pristine forests in Central Africa, according to a study published in July.

03 October 2019

Cheetahs, CITES, and illegal trade: Are consumer countries doing enough? (commentary)

At the end of August, countries from across the world came together at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP18) to the

30 September 2019

El extremo de la guerra contra el plástico: cárcel por usar bolsas

Tanzania aprueba normas contra la contaminación y el cambio climático, pero la población reclama más concienciación ambiental.

05 September 2019

Denis Sassou-Nguesso passe par la forêt congolaise pour revenir à l’Elysée

Le premier échange bilatéral entre Emmanuel Macron et le président du Congo-Brazzaville a permis d’annoncer un accord sur la lutte contre la déforestation en Afrique centrale.

04 September 2019